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1483 birth and 1209 weaning records of Dorper lambs in a commercial flock were used to investigate the effects of environmental factors on birth and weaning weights and on preweaning growth and survival. Preweaning survival was relatively high (0.91) and largely independent of known sources of...

Cloete, S. W. P.; Villiers, T. T. de
South African Journal of Animal Science, 1987, 17, 3, pp 121-127